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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Open Space

Burlington Island

Trash and treasure: Historic Burlington Island is ready for a comeback — but first...

HENRY SAVAGE / PHILLY.COM - Just off the coast of Burlington City, in the middle of the Delaware River with a view of the Burlington Bristol Bridge, sits a 400-acre treasure [go to article]
Lucille Ball

Movement is on to save ‘Lucille Ball Pond’ in two NJ towns

DICK BRENNAN / CBS - Lucille Ball, the iconic comedic actress, never lived in two New Jersey towns that border each other, but those municipalities are fighting to keep [go to article]
Forked River Mountains, Ocean County, NJ

Mountains in Ocean County? Yep. And 8,000 acres are being preserved for $15M

STEVE STRUNSKY / NJ.COM - In what environmentalists say is one of New Jersey’s biggest open space acquisitions in recent memory, Ocean County announced it had closed [go to article]
Hunterdon Land Trust open space

Hunterdon Land Trust reaches milestone with open-space project in Bethlehem Twp

HUNTERDON LAND TRUST - Ninety-eight acres of mostly pristine, verdant forest untouched by churning plow or digging backhoe, and undisturbed by hungry deer [go to article]

Panel OKs spending bill that boosts role of nonprofits in preservation projects

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Lawmakers appear to have settled on a mechanism for allocating constitutionally dedicated funds to preserve open space [go to article]
new jersey environment, liberty state park, jersey city

Editorial: Keep Liberty State Park the NJ jewel that it is

NORTHJERSEY.COM - Too many times over the last few years, Liberty State Park has been a green space under siege, its advocates and supporters having [go to article]
Supawna NWR

Over 320 acres being preserved in Cape May County

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - More than 320 acres of wetlands are being preserved in Cape May County as increased sea level rise [go to article]

44 acres of forest preserved in Byram

NEW JERSEY HERALD - Hikers and nature enthusiasts have more hills to climb and views to admire in Sussex County now that 44 forested acres have been preserved [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Highlands

Highlands Council awarded over $4.5 million for preservation projects

CAROLE ANN DICTON / TAP INTO - The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) will be receiving a $4,675,000 grant [go to article]
Hudson Farms open space preservation

Editorial: Get the green going for land preservation

NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey is about to be flush with some fresh cash to pour into its open spaces [go to article]

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